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2011 Crawford River Classic VMX set for May 21-22

Submitted by on May 10, 2011

Riders will be hoping for a sunny weekend for the annual Crawford River Classic Vintage Motocross race at Buladelah on May 21-22.

The famous VMX event run by the HEAVEN VMX club will see competitors travelling from as far as Queensland and Victoria for a spectacular weekend of racing.

A premier event on any VMX racers calendar, the grid is expected to surpass last years huge 120 entries. NSW based riders will be very keen to keep the trophies in NSW, no doubt the interstate  riders will be equally keen to get their hands onto the silverware.

Trophy winners from last years Crawford River Classic are :

Roy East Memorial Trophy (pre 65) Mark Austin #18

John Hine Memorial Trophy (pre 70) Ross Merrick #14

Geoff Eldridge Memorial Trophy (pre 75) Greg Bilton #32

Ray Ryan Memorial Trophy (pre 78)  Sean Hardman #43

Team Motorsport Retro will be taking two riders and four bikes and we will be contesting the Ray Ryan Memorial Trophy (Pre 78) race on our “new” 1977 Husky WR390.

For spectators:

Heaven club invites anyone who has an interest in motorcycle racing to come to the circuit, located 3km on the Booral Rd 5 km south of Bulahdelah off the Pacific Hwy.

Entry  to the complex is free with a gold coin donation encouraged. All proceeds donated to the  Westpac Care flight Helicopter Service.

This event has been designed specifically to encourage Pre 65, Pre 70, Pre 75 and pre 78 classic dirt bikes out of the shed and onto the track!

The Bulahdelah Classic Motocross complex includes a number of circuits – a grass track specifically designed  by Jim Pomeroy for the demands of Pre 65, 70, 75 &  Pre 78 racers and is fun for evo and pre 85 bikes as well. It is a smooth, wide, fast, green track that all “suspension challenged” bikes will enjoy.

Another circuit is our vintage friendly motocross track that was purpose built to cater for all VMX bikes.

There is also a supertrack which combines the motocross and grasstrack to provide some excellent riding terrain for all eras.

For riders:

The following classes will be catered for on both days

Pre 65 all powers, pre 70 all powers, pre 75 125, 250, open & Pre 75 all powers, Pre 78 125, 250 and open & pre 78 all powers, Evo 125, Evo 250 Evo open and Evo all powers, Pre 85 125, 250, pre 85 open & pre 85 all powers, juniors, Ladies, and 4 stroke racing. Novelty, Age and  brands events.

Recreational riding will be available on both tracks on Saturday. Novelty events on Saturday afternoon. Racing Sunday with trophy races and 1 round of Heaven.

Full catering will be supplied for the event  with a full hot meal available on Saturday evening accompanied by some entertainment. Camping is available

from Friday evening. Upgraded facilities including toilets and hot showers.

Motel and Caravan  Park Accommodation 5km from track in Bulahdelah.

Buy and  Swap facilities will be available. So bring along any unwanted old treasures and do a deal.

Day and recreational licences are available for purchase prior to event.

Saturday Sign on and scrutineering will be from 7:30  Recreational riding commences at 9:30 am.  Novelty events commence at 1pm on Motocross track.

Sunday Sign on and scrutineering will be from 7:30 –8.30am.  Trophy Racing commences at 9:30 am and will finish off with the awarding of the following perpetual trophies followed by 1 full Heaven round of racing.

For all enquires please contact Heaven Secretary Mr Kel Moore heavenmotorcycleclub@optusnet.com.au Ph 02 9651 1088


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